Tag: International Cricket Council

Jimmy Neesham Mocks Belated ICC Boundary Rule Change

New Delhi: New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has poked fun at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after they scrapped the controversial boundary rule which saw the Black Caps lose the 2019 World Cup title to England. “Next on the agenda: Better binoculars for the ice spotters on the Titanic,” Neesham wrote on Twitter on Tuesday […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
ICC has no relevance without BCCI: Anurag Thakur

Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh): Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur on Sunday lashed out at the International Cricket Council, saying it “has no relevance” without the world’s richest board, which used to give the ICC seventy-five percent of grants to run its affairs. Thakur, a union minister of state for finance and corporate affairs, was in the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Shakib Al Hasan Banned For Two Years From All Cricketing Activities

Dubai: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been suspended from all cricket for two years after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code, the International Cricket Council said in a statement on Tuesday. Under the provisions of the code, Shakib chose to admit the charges and agreed the sanction with the ICC […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Sachin Tendulkar Says A Big 'NO' To 4-Dayers

New Delhi: The iconic Sachin Tendulkar has vehemently opposed the International Cricket Council’s proposed “four-day Test”, urging the governing body to refrain from “tinkering” with a format in which the spinners come into play on the final day. The ICC wants to change the 143-year old five-day format to four days with more emphasis on […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
T20 World Cup 2021 Qualification Process Confirmed

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC Men’s T20 World Cup that will take place in 2021 in India. The 16-team T20 World Cup 2021, which replaces a previously scheduled eight-team ICC Champions Trophy, will see 11 regional qualification events take place across the five ICC […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Women's T20 WC Breaks All Audience Records

Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday released TV and digital viewing figures for the Women’s T20 World Cup group stage, setting new TV and digital records and becoming the most watched women’s cricket event ever. Across ICC’s digital and social platforms, fans have engaged in greater numbers than ever before with an unprecedented […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
2021 Women's WC to have reserve day for all knockouts

Dubai: The 2021 Women’s World Cup, set to be played in New Zealand, will have a reserve day for all three knockout games, each for the semi-finals and the final. The International Cricket Council (ICC) had faced a lot of criticism last week after one of the semi-finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup between […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
ICC Provides Framework For Safe Resumption Of Cricket

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has published guidelines for the safe resumption of cricket to assist its members in restarting cricket activity in their countries as government restrictions owing to COVID-19 start to relax. As we all look forward to the return of cricket, the ICC has formed guidelines on how to keep safe […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
ICC Saliva On Ball
ICC Bans Saliva On Cricket Ball, Issues Interim Changes To Playing Regulations

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations, which include the ban on the use of saliva to shine the ball and allowing home umpires in international series. The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) ratified recommendations from the Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee, aimed at mitigating the risks posed by the […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
ICC To Keep Assessing Situation Before Deciding On Fate Of 2020 T20 WC

Dubai: The ICC in its board meeting on Wednesday decided to ‘wait and watch before deciding on the fate of the 2020 edition of the T20 World Cup as it will keep assessing the situation before taking a call on the showpiece event that is scheduled to be held in Australia later this year. The […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Mark Taylor On Penalty For Saliva Usage: ICC Has To Try & Be Lenient

Sydney: Former Australia captain Mark Taylor feels there has to be a fair bit of leniency shown to players on the issue of saliva ban, which has been put forward by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. The ICC recently introduced the system of issuing two warnings per innings to […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
World Test Championship 2021: ICC Updates On Holding Much-Awaited Series

New Delhi: The World Test Championship schedule has been thrown haywire by the COVID-19 pandemic and its much-awaited final next year will depend on the number of rescheduled bilateral series after the disruption, ICC GM (Cricket Operations) Geoff Allardice said on Monday. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the Futures Tours and Programme (FTP) into disarray […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
India Face 3-Point Penalty In Race To WTC Final If Pitch Rated 'Poor'
India Face 3-Point Penalty In Race To WTC Final If Pitch Rated 'Poor'

Chennai: With the MA Chidambaram Stadium pitch for the second Test helping spin bowlers from the first session of the first Test, there have been calls to dock India points in the World Test Championship (WTC) table for producing a below-par surface even as Virat Kohli’s boys are fighting to qualify for the WTC final. […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021